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The Max and Evelyn Forbes Concert: Jonathan Leibowitz, clarinet and Joseph Havlat, piano

22 February, 8pm (doors at 7.30pm)

Join us for a Chamber Music concert in the Kettle’s Yard house for the Max and Evelyn Forbes Concert with Jonathan Leibowitz, clarinet and Joseph Havlat, piano.

This event has passed. £24 (£5 Students)


Debussy: Premiere Rhapsody
Ravel: Mélodie hébraïque No.1: Kaddish (1914)
Weinberg: Sonata for clarinet & piano Op.28
Brahms: Sonata in E flat major Op.120 No.2
Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata (1962)
Béla Kovács: ‘Shalom Aleichem’

About Jonathan Leibowitz

In 2022 Jonathan was a prize-winner at the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) and Concert Artists Guild (New York) International Auditions held at Wigmore Hall. He went on to receive the prestigious Arthur Waser Foundation and Lucerne Symphony Orchestra Award. The prize is endowed with 25,000 Swiss francs. Nominated as a 2022 Rising Star Artist by Classic FM, this season Jonathan appears as soloist with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic Košice conducted by Tomaš Brauner, Jyväskylä Sinfonia conducted by Yoel Gamzou, and the Israel Sinfonietta.


About Joseph Havlat

Joseph Havlat is a pianist and composer from Hobart, Australia, based in London. Working as a soloist and chamber musician for music very new, very old and some things in between, he has performed in major concert venues around the UK, Europe, America, Japan and Australia.

He is a leading interpreter of new music, having collaborated with such composers as Hans Abrahamsen, John Adams, Thomas Adès, Gerald Barry, Brett Dean, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Michael Finnissy and Thomas Larcher. As a chamber musician he has performed with William Bennett, James Ehnes, Steven Isserlis, Katalin Károlyi and Jack Liebeck, alongside regular duo partners Lotte Betts-Dean, Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux and Tim Posner.

Joseph Havlat by Ella Pavlides

Access and Further Information

Please note, for conservation and security reasons, no bags or large coats are allowed in the house. Limited bag storage is available at reception.

This event will take place in the extension of the house which is accessible, with some limitations. The upper part of the ground floor extension area is accessible for wheelchair users and the ground floor extension area of the house is newly accessible for wheelchair users with a ramp. There is no lift to the upper floors of the house. If you call in advance or ask at the information desk we can reserve an accessible seat for you. Please get in touch on 01223 748100 or email

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